Florida Q1 2016 PCA Index Findings Infographic2018-07-13T09:52:32-07:00

Florida Q1 2016 PCA Index Findings Infographic


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Once a quarter, Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management and Dun & Bradstreet poll small and medium-sized businesses across the nation to learn more about those companies growth and access to capital. 

Florida Small Businesses Are Feeling More Restricted Than Others Nationally

  • Florida small businesses are feeling much more restricted than the national average: 71% feel their growth opportunities are restricted, compared to 58% nationally, and 68% feel their ability to hire is restricted, compared to 50% nationally
  • these feelings of restriction could come from an inability to get loans: Of the 56% of Florida small businesses that applied for a loan, only 29% received one, compared to 38% nationally
  • due to this lack of loans, 41% transferred personal assets, compared to 37% nationally